Hornby MA Scholarships – Invitation to Tender

Hornby MA Scholarships – Invitation to Tender

Suppliers are invited to tender to host one group per year of Hornby scholars for the period 2018-2021.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Higher education services

2017/S 136-279252

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

British Council
Bridgewater House, 58, Whitworth Street
M1 6BB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Priyanka Alawattegama
E-mail: priyanka.alawattegama@britishcouncil.org
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil
I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: registered charity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Hornby MA Scholarships.

Reference number: BC/00348

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Suppliers are invited to tender to host one group per year of Hornby scholars for the period 2018-2021, studying one-year full-time Masters in TESOL/ELT. One supplier will be selected. The number of scholars per year will be between 6 and 10.

Further information can be found in the tender documentation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suppliers are invited to tender to host one group per year of Hornby scholars for the period 2018-2021, studying one-year full-time Masters in TESOL/ELT. One supplier will be selected. The number of scholars per year will be between 6 and 10.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Three annual extensions.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

No special legal form is required but each supplier will be required to become jointly and severably responsible for the contract before acceptance.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 25/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/09/2017
Local time: 14:00

British Council office.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Council
10, Spring Gardens
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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